Two old warriors idle away at Brantford Yard as the crew takes their lunch. Taken on railway property by a CN Employee.
An eastbound VIA train arrives at Brantford as CN local power rests in the yard.
CREX 1506, and CN 2691, lead 119 cars through the plant at Hardy on train M39671 21
The Port Robinson, ON - Sarnia, ON freight moves towards Brantford behind a nice pair of C40-8M's.
After making the run to Paris, the management train returns to MacMillan Yard. This train ran for months training management how to operate trains in case of a possible strike or when man power is... (more)
The normally nocturnal RLHH 597 had a long night contending with an overnight snow storm and the crew ran out of hours in Brantford. The following morning, with a fresh crew on board, RLHH 3403, ... (more)
The westbound VIA arrives from Toronto on its way to London. About to stop to collect passengers.
The westbound freight leans into the curve before stopping. It works the yard leaving cars for the next days local. CN 2137 is the second loco.
Approaching Hardy, CN M384 knocks down the classic searchlights with a classic second hand leader
VIA 73 flies into Brantford at 80mph.
The eastbound lunchtime VIA prepares to stop at the station passing CN GP9 4130 that is switching on the yard.
An eastbound mixed freight races around the curve through the station. It was heading into the bright rising sun making it difficult for the engineer to see the signal.
M331 roars past on the north train headed to Paris, Ontario to perform some work on a warm August afternoon.
My first time catching a CN bought EMD demo of the SD70ACe units. I'd catch this unit a couple more times this year but wouldn't ever catch any of the others.
A Windsor bound Via train from Toronto pulls into Brantford for a quick station stop.